Police have identified the victim of an early-morning shooting today in Walla Walla.
According to a release, police said Joshua S. White, 35 from Acacortes, WA, was killed as he was trying to force open the back door of a home in the 1200 block of Belle Street about 6:30 a.m.
"White had been drinking at the residence when he was asked to leave following a physical confrontation. A short while later, White forced open the back door of the home and was shot by the resident," the release stated.
Police said the resident of the home has been cooperative during interviews by detectives. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is continuing.